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Bangladesh extends lockdown

Bangladesh has again extended the ongoing lockdown to May 23 in light of the current Covid-19 situation in the country and neighbouring India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the pandemic.

Bangladesh extends lockdown

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 May 2021 7:06 AM GMT

DHAKA: Bangladesh has again extended the ongoing lockdown to May 23 in light of the current Covid-19 situation in the country and neighbouring India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the pandemic.

Bangladesh's Cabinet Division announced the decision in a circular on Sunday.

To combat the spread of the disease, Bangladesh declared an eight-day lockdown effective from April 14-21, which was later extended in phases to May 16. (IANS)

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